Barbara Roden

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Off-duty cop spots cannabis growing during Revelstoke garden tour

Police seized marijuana plants after Mountie on a day off spots something out of place

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Young Coquitlam author’s new book tells of lost dog near Williams Lake during 2017 fires

Young Coquitlam author’s new book tells of lost dog near Williams Lake during 2017 fires

Nathan McTaggart, 13, was inspired to write book after meeting a young Williams Lake fire evacuee

Young Coquitlam author’s new book tells of lost dog near Williams Lake during 2017 fires
Four-year-old boy assaulted at B.C. soccer game

Four-year-old boy assaulted at B.C. soccer game

It happened at a weekend tournament in Ashcroft

Four-year-old boy assaulted at B.C. soccer game
Adventure Charters operating manager Randy Gertzen with one of their buses. The company hopes to start servicing two inter-city routes in the B.C. Interior by the middle of May. Photo: Adventure Charters.

Williams Lake bus company to expand service across B.C.’s Interior

Adventure Charters will operate from Prince George to Surrey and Williams Lake to Kamloops

Adventure Charters operating manager Randy Gertzen with one of their buses. The company hopes to start servicing two inter-city routes in the B.C. Interior by the middle of May. Photo: Adventure Charters.
Firefighters and volunteers with Cache Creek’s Engine 3, which will come to the end of its life as a primary engine in 2019. Fraserway RV also made funds available towards the purchase of a new primary fire engine for the department. Barbara Roden photo.

Company donates $275,000 to replace destroyed Loon Lake fire hall

Also donates to Cache Creek fire department; still has $80,000 yet to be designated

Firefighters and volunteers with Cache Creek’s Engine 3, which will come to the end of its life as a primary engine in 2019. Fraserway RV also made funds available towards the purchase of a new primary fire engine for the department. Barbara Roden photo.
UPDATE: RCMP confirm one man dead after shooting in Cache Creek

UPDATE: RCMP confirm one man dead after shooting in Cache Creek

Residents on edge as incident unfolded Monday night

UPDATE: RCMP confirm one man dead after shooting in Cache Creek
The scene of a school bus crash north of Cache Creek on Nov. 27, which has left 12 people injured. Photo: Savannah GB-Pierro.

Passengers injured in school bus crash near Cache Creek heading home today

Ten Prince George students and two adults were on the way to a volleyball tournament

The scene of a school bus crash north of Cache Creek on Nov. 27, which has left 12 people injured. Photo: Savannah GB-Pierro.
John Kidder and Elizabeth May in the Parliamentary Library in Ottawa, the day after their engagement in early November. Photo: Julia Kidder.

Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May engaged to B.C. Interior man

John Kidder of Ashcroft was one of the co-founders of the Green Party of B.C.

John Kidder and Elizabeth May in the Parliamentary Library in Ottawa, the day after their engagement in early November. Photo: Julia Kidder.
Black Press Media newsrooms win big at Webster Awards

Black Press Media newsrooms win big at Webster Awards

Special ‘Fire Fight’ supplement wins award for Community Reporting

Black Press Media newsrooms win big at Webster Awards
The search for 57-year-old Valerie Morris of Sechelt, pictured, has become a recovery mission.

Search for mudslide victim becomes recovery mission

Valerie Morris was swept away by a mudslide on Highway 99 near Cache Creek on August 11.

The search for 57-year-old Valerie Morris of Sechelt, pictured, has become a recovery mission.
This 1965 painting of Ashcroft by E.J. Hughes recently sold at auction for more than $200,000. Photo: Heffel Fine Art.

Big bucks for painting of small B.C. town

A 1965 painting of Ashcroft by E. J. Hughes exceeded its pre-auction estimate at a recent sale.

This 1965 painting of Ashcroft by E.J. Hughes recently sold at auction for more than $200,000. Photo: Heffel Fine Art.
RCMP have stated that a search is ongoing for 57-year-old Valerie Morris (pictured) after the car in which she was a passenger was sweapt away by a mudslide on Highway 99 near Cache Creek on August 11. Photo: RCMP.

Woman missing after car swept away by mudslide near Cache Creek

A search is now underway for Valerie Morris, who has been missing since the afternoon of August 11.

RCMP have stated that a search is ongoing for 57-year-old Valerie Morris (pictured) after the car in which she was a passenger was sweapt away by a mudslide on Highway 99 near Cache Creek on August 11. Photo: RCMP.
One of the mudslides seen earlier in the month on Highway 97. Drive BC photo.

Highway 99 still closed both directions west of Highway 97 junction

Mudslides have once again hampered traffic in the region following heavy rains.

One of the mudslides seen earlier in the month on Highway 97. Drive BC photo.
One of three cottages on the estate. Photo: Knight Frank.

The English house that literally put a B.C. town on the map is for sale

Ashcroft House, the home of early settlers Henry and Clement Cornwall, has a hefty price tag.

One of three cottages on the estate. Photo: Knight Frank.
BC Wildfire Service                                A fire is currently burning near Highway 1 north of Spences Bridge.

Update: Spences Bridge wildfire holding at 83 hectares

Highway 1 has reopened to single-lane, alternating traffic.

BC Wildfire Service                                A fire is currently burning near Highway 1 north of Spences Bridge.
Magpies can help deer get rid of ticks; just make sure the ticks don’t make a host of you.                                 Photo by Bob Bouton

Ticks are out and about again, so be aware

Ticks are looking for a final big meal, and humans are an excellent host.

Magpies can help deer get rid of ticks; just make sure the ticks don’t make a host of you.                                 Photo by Bob Bouton
Cache Creek east of the village, where the volume of floodwater has carved new channels for the creek. Photo: Barbara Roden.

Highways reopened, but Cache Creek braces for more flooding

As floodwater in Cache Creek recedes, all eyes turn to the Bonaparte River, which has yet to crest.

Cache Creek east of the village, where the volume of floodwater has carved new channels for the creek. Photo: Barbara Roden.
Floodwater from Cache Creek near the fire hall on the evening of April 27. This is the third time in four years the village has seen devastating flooding. Photo: Wendy Coomber.

Cache Creek braces for 3rd major flood in 4 years to hit village

Water has already breached culverts in the village and flooded several properties and roads.

Floodwater from Cache Creek near the fire hall on the evening of April 27. This is the third time in four years the village has seen devastating flooding. Photo: Wendy Coomber.
Fire destroys historic house at Hilltop Gardens near Spences Bridge

Fire destroys historic house at Hilltop Gardens near Spences Bridge

Spences Bridge firefighters responded to the blaze, but were unable to save the house

Fire destroys historic house at Hilltop Gardens near Spences Bridge

Be prepared before a road trip

With spring not far away, many people plan to discover new places or re-visit familiar ones